Innovation Project Governance Do's & Don'ts

Ask Me Anything with

Noel Sobelman

Partner at Accel Management Group

13 October, 18:30 CEST/12:30pm EDT/9:30am PDT

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About the session

In this Ask Me Anything, Noel will share his experiences helping organizations set up and build effective innovation governance, including practical do’s and don’ts as outlined in his published research on the topic. Governance topics will include membership & structure, linking decisions to portfolio objectives, review cadence, project funding, project evaluation criteria, resource allocation, and leadership behaviors.

A few key topics Noel will cover:

- Understanding the difference between schedule-based and event based project reviews

- Why evidence strength is the the right criteria to evaluate projects with high market and business uncertainty

- Tips for changing leadership behaviors

About the speaker

Noel Sobelman is a Partner with Accel Management Group. He works with corporate leaders to accelerate core business vitality while simultaneously building new-growth businesses. For the past 25 years, he has worked in the areas of growth strategy, innovation capability building, portfolio management, organization design, ecosystem development, and digital enablement. He is widely recognized for bringing a practical and applicable approach to companies looking to ignite change. Noel’s background includes senior-level corporate roles, new venture creation, and executive advisory. He serves clients in multiple sectors, including life sciences, software, consumer electronics, telecommunications, automotive, consumer packaged goods, financial services, and renewable energy.

Would you like to attend this session as part of our Learning Lab on Innovation Strategy, Leadership, Governance and Portfolio Management? Apply to join the program here.

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